Pelagiella primaeva Billings 1872 (mollusk)

Helcionelloida - Pelagiellida - Pelagiellidae

Alternative combinations: Archaeospira primaevum, Platyceras primaevum

Full reference: E. Billings. 1872. On some new species of Palaeozoic fossils. The Canadian Naturalist 6:213-222

Belongs to Pelagiella according to P. J. Wagner 2023

See also Billings 1872, Landing and Bartowski 1996, Landing et al. 2002, Landing et al. 1987 and Lochman 1956

Sister taxa: Pelagiella adunca, Pelagiella asymmetrica, Pelagiella atlantoides, Pelagiella atlasensis, Pelagiella bentica, Pelagiella broeggeri, Pelagiella corinthiana, Pelagiella crassa, Pelagiella deltoides, Pelagiella escayachensis, Pelagiella exigua, Pelagiella lorenzi, Pelagiella madianensis, Pelagiella serpentis, Pelagiella subangulata, Protoscaevogyra reversa

Ecology: epifaunal grazer


• Cambrian of Canada (6: Newfoundland and Labrador, Quebec collections), Svalbard and Jan Mayen (1), United States (7: New York)

Total: 14 collections each including a single occurrence

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